NEWS


The number of foreign landlords investing in UK property has now passed the two million mark, according to new research. The number of overseas landlords renting out property in the UK jumped by 6% in the last 12 months to 2.04 million from 1.93 million in the previous 12 months, according to a report from chartered accountants UHY Hacker...


2014 looks like it is going to be a bright year for the private rental sector, according to a recent survey carried out by LSL Property Services. The research found that in the past six months 41% of the 2,195 landlords polled saw a rise in tenant demand, with just one in sixteen saying that demand had fallen. The...


Landlords could face fines of up to £5,000 if they ignore tenant complaints about damp and mould. Mould and condensation are a prevalent winter problem in the UK and are caused by warm moist air generated in areas such as kitchen and bathrooms penetrating colder parts of the property. The problems associated with damp and mould are made worse...


After a sustained period of house price stagnation in many areas; 2013 was the year when the property market came back to life. According to leading lender Halifax, prices rose by 7.7% across the country as a whole with the increase in London exceeding 10%. So what does the market have in store for home-owners and landlords in 2014?


Owning a property in the UK with an interest only mortgage instead of renting saves £1,908 per year on average, according to new research. The average rental payment on a two bedroom flat across the UK is £8,258 per year, £1,098 more than the cost of servicing a 5% interest only mortgage on a similar property, which currently stands...


Rentguard Issues


  • FCA to Implement New Rules Around Product Governance and Research!
  • Letting Fees Ban Blamed for Private Sector Hike in Rent!
  • Rentguard Introduces New Insurance Product!
  • …and much more!